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5 Duas to Teach Children in the Last 10 Nights

The last ten nights of Ramadan are the most blessed, with one of odd nights being Laylat-ul-Qadr. That means we should try to step up our worship each of these last few nights. These nights...

Food for thought this Ramadan (for your kids)

Iftaar=Futoor, Sehri=Suhoor. Call it what you like, it’s food for all. Eating, or, specific to the month of Ramadan, the breaking of the fast, is universal. Food is an important theme of this Holy month....

3 Habits you NEED to adopt over Ramadan

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.” -Aristotle Ramadan is to Muslims what New Years is to non-Muslims; we create resolutions to improve ourselves. However, unlike...

[Parent’s Guide] Treating Kids with Fairness

“Allah orders for Justice and Fairness.” (16:90) Parents innately know that they should treat their children fairly. As humans, our fitra, or natural inclination, is toward justice. And, our belief supports this inclination as...

[Teacher Training] Making the Model Muslim Classroom in America

Noor Kids is offering a new, first-of-its-kind Islamic teacher training program. To learn more about all of our events, download our 2017 Noor Kids Program Guide. Event Title: Making the Model Muslim Classroom in...

#AgentsOfChange: The Book About Muslim Citizenship

Why Does Citizenship Matter? Discrimination towards Muslims is at a record high. In research that was conducted in early 2016, we discovered that 1 in 2 Muslim-American children felt conflicted about being both Muslim...

Hajjucation Part III: The Ultimate Father-Son Activity – Building the Kaaba

And remember Abraham and Isma’il raised the foundations of the House (With this prayer): “Our Lord! Accept (this service) from us: For Thou art the All-Hearing, the All-knowing” [2:127].   Hajj dates back to...

Hajjucation Part I: Sacrifice

Anybody who has had the privilege of making the pilgrimage of Hajj knows that the constant underlying theme of one’s time there is sacrifice for the sake of God. It is a tenant we know has...

Hajjucation Part II: A Desperate Mother’s Call for Help (Sa’ee)

“Behold! Safa and Marwa are among the Symbols of Allah” [2:158]. It’s no secret that many of the rituals of Hajj are rooted in actual occurrences from the life of Prophet Ibrahim (AS) and...

Teach your kids about BlackLivesMatter. Now.

While Muslims were celebrating the final days of Ramadan and Eid, two unarmed black men – Philando Castile and Alton Sterling – were shot and killed by police officers in separate events in Minneapolis and...